Routine Fire Wx Fcst (With/Without 6-10 Day Outlook)
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FNAK51 PAFC 201519
FWFAER

FIRE WEATHER PLANNING FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ANCHORAGE AK
719 AM AKDT SUN APR 20 2014

.DISCUSSION...
HIGH-LEVEL CLOUDINESS WILL BRIEFLY MOVE INTO SOUTHERN ALASKA THIS
MORNING BEFORE CLEARING AGAIN TONIGHT. A SURGE OF HIGH PRESSURE MOVING
ALONG THE NORTH GULF COAST WILL INCREASE GAP WINDS IN THE MATANUSKA
VALLEY THIS AFTERNOON BEFORE DIMINISHING QUICKLY THIS EVENING. RH VALUES
WILL AGAIN DROP INTO THE UPPER 20S TO LOWER 30S THIS AFTERNOON OVER THE
MATANUSKA VALLEY. COMBINED WITH GUSTY EAST WINDS...CONDITIONS MAY
APPROACH RED FLAG CRITERIA BRIEFLY BEFORE IMPROVING QUICKLY THIS
EVENING. MEANWHILE...KODIAK ISLAND WILL SEE STEADY RAIN BECOME MORE
SHOWERY THIS AFTERNOON...THOUGH ONSHORE FLOW WILL KEEP RH VALUES HIGH.

AKZ111-210500-
MATANUSKA VALLEY-
INCLUDING...PALMER...WASILLA...SUTTON...CHICKALOON
719 AM AKDT SUN APR 20 2014

.ABOVE 1500 FT...
                   TODAY        TONIGHT      MON

CLOUD COVER        MCLEAR       PCLDY        MCLEAR
PRECIP TYPE        NONE         NONE         NONE
CHANCE PRECIP      0            0            0
TEMP (24H TREND)   45-55 (+3)   31 (+2)      44-55
RH % (24H TREND)   29-50 (+10)  76-88 (+11)  32-51
20FTWND(MPH)       LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR
CWR                0            0            0
LAL                1            1            1

REMARKS...NONE.

.BELOW 1500 FT...
                   TODAY        TONIGHT      MON

CLOUD COVER        MCLEAR       PCLDY        MCLEAR
PRECIP TYPE        NONE         NONE         NONE
CHANCE PRECIP      0            0            0
TEMP (24H TREND)   54 (0)       34 (+2)      57
RH % (24H TREND)   27-34 (0)    79-90 (+10)  29-37
20FTWND(MPH)       E 9-18       E 6-16       LGT/VAR
CWR                0            0            0
LAL                1            1            1

REMARKS...GUSTS TO 30 MPH POSSIBLE DURING THE AFTERNOON/EVENING OUT OF
THE KNIK RIVER VALLEY.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE LOWER 30S. HIGHS IN THE
LOWER 50S. EAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER 30S. HIGHS AROUND
50. LIGHT WINDS.
.THURSDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
LOWS IN THE LOWER 30S. HIGHS AROUND 50. LIGHT WINDS.

$$

AKZ121-210500-
WESTERN KENAI PENINSULA-
INCLUDING...KENAI...SOLDOTNA...HOMER...COOPER LANDING
719 AM AKDT SUN APR 20 2014

.INLAND AREAS...
                   TODAY        TONIGHT      MON

CLOUD COVER        PCLDY        MCLDY        MCLEAR
PRECIP TYPE        SHWRS        SHWRS        NONE
CHANCE PRECIP      20           20           0
TEMP (24H TREND)   54 (+1)      35 (+1)      54
RH % (24H TREND)   37-45 (+2)   84-97 (+3)   37-48
20FTWND(MPH)       NE 5-10      E 6-10       LGT/VAR
CWR                0            0            0
LAL                1            1            1

REMARKS...NONE.

.COASTAL AREAS...
                   TODAY        TONIGHT      MON

CLOUD COVER        PCLDY        MCLDY        PCLDY
PRECIP TYPE        NONE         NONE         NONE
CHANCE PRECIP      0            0            0
TEMP (24H TREND)   54 (+2)      36 (+1)      54
RH % (24H TREND)   34-46 (+3)   82-95 (+5)   36-51
20FTWND(MPH)       NE 9-20      NE 9-21      NE 2-9
CWR                0            0            0
LAL                1            1            1

REMARKS...NONE.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.TUESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER 30S. HIGHS IN THE
LOWER 50S. EAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE LOWER
30S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 40S. EAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.THURSDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
LOWS IN THE LOWER 30S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 40S. LIGHT WINDS.

$$

AKZ171-210500-
KODIAK ISLAND-
INCLUDING...KODIAK CITY
719 AM AKDT SUN APR 20 2014

.INLAND AREAS...
                   TODAY        TONIGHT      MON

CLOUD COVER        MCLDY        MCLDY        MCLDY
PRECIP TYPE        SNOW/RAIN    SHOWERS      SHOWERS
CHANCE PRECIP      70           60           20
TEMP (24H TREND)   43-50 (+7)   36 (+2)      39-49
RH % (24H TREND)   51-60 (-18)  85-92 (0)    25-42
20FTWND(MPH)       N 15-24      NE 20-29     E 21-23
CWR                40           20           0
LAL                1            1            1

REMARKS...NONE.

.COASTAL AREAS...
                   TODAY        TONIGHT      MON

CLOUD COVER        MCLDY        MCLDY        MCLDY
PRECIP TYPE        RAIN         SHOWERS      SHOWERS
CHANCE PRECIP      80           60           20
TEMP (24H TREND)   51 (+6)      40 (0)       43-50
RH % (24H TREND)   47-56 (-21)  85-92 (+3)   26-54
20FTWND(MPH)       N 16-29 G40  NE 21-31 G40 E 19-24
CWR                40           20           0
LAL                1            1            1

REMARKS...NONE.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN. LOWS IN THE MID
30S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 40S. EAST WINDS AROUND 25 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY...CLOUDY. RAIN LIKELY. LOWS IN THE MID 30S.
HIGHS IN THE LOWER 40S. EAST WINDS AROUND 20 MPH.
.THURSDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE MID 30S.
HIGHS IN THE LOWER 40S. NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.

$$



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